ADD & ADHD Behavior Books
1. ADD/ADHD Behavior- Change Resource Kit : Ready-to-Use Strategies & Activities for Helping Children with Attention Deficit Disorder (Ready-To-Use) by Grad L. Flick, Paperback: 416 pages, Publisher: Jossey-Bass
For teachers, counselors and parents, this comprehensive new resource is filled with up-to-date information and practical strategies to help kids with attention deficits learn to control and change their own behaviors and build the academic, social, and personal skills necessary for success in school and in life. The Kit first explains ADD/ADHD behavior, its biological bases and basic characteristics and describes procedures used for diagnosis and various treatment options. It then details a proven set of training exercises and programs in which teachers, counselors and parents work together to monitor and manage the child's behavior to achieve the desired results.
2. The ADD/ADHD Checklist by Sandra F. Rief, Paperback: 272 pages, Jossey-Bass
Written by a nationally known educator with two decades of experience in working with ADD/ADHD students. For fast, reliable information about attention deficit disorder, parents and teachers need only to refer to The ADD/ADHD Checklist. This unique resource is packed with up-to-date facts, findings, and proven strategies and techniques for understanding and helping children and adolescents with attention deficit problems and hyperactivity, all in a handy list format.
3. How to Reach and Teach ADD/ADHD Children : Practical Techniques, Strategies, and Interventions for Helping Children with Attention Problems and Hyperactivity by Sandra F. Rief, Paperback: 256 pages, Publisher: Jossey-Bass
A comprehensive resource that addresses the "whole child, " as well as the team approach to meeting the needs of students with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Includes management techniques that promote on-task behavior and language arts, whole language, and multi-sensory instruction strategies that maintain student attention and keep students involved.
4. Power Parenting for Children with ADD/ADHD : A Practical Parent's Guide for Managing Difficult Behaviors by Grad L. Flick, Paperback: 288 pages, Publisher: Jossey-Bass
As a professional working with all types of children on a daily basis, you know what a positive influence parents can have on a child's success in school and beyond. You also know how essential parental involvement is for children with attention deficit disorders, especially when the child's difficult behaviors control situations with his or her peers, siblings, and adults. Now you can give parents guidance and hope in dealing with their children through Power Parenting for Children with ADD/ADHD: A Practical Parent's Guide for Managing Difficult Behaviors. Written in clear, non-technical language, this much-needed guide provides practical, real-life techniques and activities to help parents.
5. The Right Side of Learning, Parent-Child Study Guide by Melanie West, Paperback: 102 pages, CreateSpace
This ground-breaking book is a powerful, simple, step-by-step guide for parents of a struggling learner, and to helping you and your child understand right-brained learners. It is filled with powerful learning tools that your child can use to immediately improve school performance. Both you and your child will be amazed at how fast, fun and effective right brain learning strategies can be. If your child works hard for minimal gains, performs inconsistently on tests, or is experiencing Dyslexia, Attention Deficit, or other language processing disabilities, this guide will demonstrate learning strategies that really work!
About the Author: Melanie West, M.A., is America's leading authority on right brained learning for children. As a psychologist in Los Angeles, she has worked closely with children for over 15 years. Using the latest research on how the brain learns, files and stores information, Melanie tested and implemented new learning methods with thousands of children experiencing attention deficit disorder and dyslexia. She discovered that right brain dominant children learn differently. Her breakthrough new methods have been implemented in her Learning Institute and have helped thousands of children and adults discover the brain's potential for learning — igniting deep, meaningful patterns of thinking. Melanie lives in Manhattan Beach with her husband and two children.
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